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British Columbia Electric Railway Company line car

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35515
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-373
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the L.6BCER, a British Columbia Electric Railway line car, used to repair overhead power lines along interurban tracks. Photographed near Jubilee Station, between Imperial and Nelson.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-373
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the L.6BCER, a British Columbia Electric Railway line car, used to repair overhead power lines along interurban tracks. Photographed near Jubilee Station, between Imperial and Nelson.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Maintenance Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Jubilee station
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1930]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 35.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban no. 1306 at Marine Drive in New Westminster.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 35.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban no. 1306 at Marine Drive in New Westminster.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Accession Code
BV988.9.5
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[1930]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
1/7/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
August 2, 1910
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.6 x 22.9 cm, mounted on cardboard on 17.9 x 31.8
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway observation car no. 124, full of people who are seated or standing. A conductor is at the front of the car, and there are stations and/or houses behind the observation car. Inscribed on the negative and printed on the photograph, front lower right: …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.6 x 22.9 cm, mounted on cardboard on 17.9 x 31.8
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway observation car no. 124, full of people who are seated or standing. A conductor is at the front of the car, and there are stations and/or houses behind the observation car. Inscribed on the negative and printed on the photograph, front lower right: "St. Andrew's Y.P.S.C.E. Aug. 2. '10." YPSCE might stand for Young People's Society of Christian Endeavour.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Occupations - Railroad Conductors
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Accession Code
HV973.26.143
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
August 2, 1910
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For another photograph of BCER car # 124, but from a different year, see photograph hv972.142.1
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on caption of photograph
Images
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British Columbia Electric Railway Company trams no. 1225 and 1230

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1657
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1939] (date of original)
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w photocopy ; 16.5 x 27.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company trams no. 1225 and 1230 linked together and going through an intersection. The destination board at the front reads, "BURNABY LK", indicating it is the Burnaby Lake line. There are street signs on the lamppost on the street corner at the left …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w photocopy ; 16.5 x 27.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company trams no. 1225 and 1230 linked together and going through an intersection. The destination board at the front reads, "BURNABY LK", indicating it is the Burnaby Lake line. There are street signs on the lamppost on the street corner at the left but only the crossing street sign, "5th AVE" is visible. There are hand painted advertisements for "COAL/ SAWDUST/ WOOD" and "FUEL" in the background.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake Interurban line
Accession Code
BV003.24.1
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1939] (date of original)
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
09-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Copy print is a digital reproduction of an original photograph
Images
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William George Alcock

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1779
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[before 1922]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph William George Alcock in his British Columbia Electric Railway uniform with his hand in his breast pocket. He was an interurban tram conductor before 1922.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph William George Alcock in his British Columbia Electric Railway uniform with his hand in his breast pocket. He was an interurban tram conductor before 1922.
Subjects
Clothing - Uniforms
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Accession Code
BV004.90.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
[before 1922]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
09-Jun-09
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Notes on verso of photograph read: "Wm. G. Alcock", "15" and "15A"
Images
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Central Park Interurban tram interior

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34037
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1910
Collection/Fonds
Stride family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 8.4 x 11.3 cm
Item No.
001-013
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a Central Park Interurban tram, including passengers, the majority of whom are women.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1910
Collection/Fonds
Stride family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
001-013
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 8.4 x 11.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a Central Park Interurban tram, including passengers, the majority of whom are women.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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Edmonds Interurban station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34038
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912] (date of original), copied [between 1975 and 1985]
Collection/Fonds
Stride family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 8.2 x 10.8 cm
Item No.
001-014
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of an automobile at the Edmonds Interurban Station. A man appears to be changing the car tires, and three men are on the station platform.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912] (date of original), copied [between 1975 and 1985]
Collection/Fonds
Stride family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
001-014
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 8.2 x 10.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of an automobile at the Edmonds Interurban Station. A man appears to be changing the car tires, and three men are on the station platform.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Automobiles
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy print accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Sixth Interurban line - Edmonds station
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Richmond Park Area
Images
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Welcome arch at Edmonds and Kingsway

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35001
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Patterson family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 14.7 cm print
Item No.
171-022
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the welcome arch erected at Edmonds and Kingsway to welcome Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught during his visit to Burnaby. People are lined up on either end of the arch, dressed in their finery. The interurban tracks can be seen in the foreground and the Edmonds station can be seen at …
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Patterson family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
171-022
Accession Number
BHS986-20
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 14.7 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the welcome arch erected at Edmonds and Kingsway to welcome Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught during his visit to Burnaby. People are lined up on either end of the arch, dressed in their finery. The interurban tracks can be seen in the foreground and the Edmonds station can be seen at the far right decorated with bunting. Prince Arthur was Governor General of Canada at this time.
Subjects
Structures - Arches
Events - Royal Visits
Events - Visits of State
Persons - Crowds
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Stamp on back: "150"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
Images
Less detail

Patterson Avenue Station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35061
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1915]
Collection/Fonds
Pitman Family collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.1 x 10.7 cm
Item No.
186-005
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Patterson Avenue Interurban station (the two shelters in the centre of the photograph). There are fences in foreground and Central Park can be seen in the background. There is snow. An annotation on the back of the photograph reads, "Patterson Interurban Station / B.C. Electric."
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1915]
Collection/Fonds
Pitman Family collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
186-005
Accession Number
BHS986-35
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.1 x 10.7 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Patterson Avenue Interurban station (the two shelters in the centre of the photograph). There are fences in foreground and Central Park can be seen in the background. There is snow. An annotation on the back of the photograph reads, "Patterson Interurban Station / B.C. Electric."
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Patterson Avenue
Burnaby - Central Park
Burnaby - Imperial Street
Burnaby - 3883 Imperial Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-006
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Grace (nee Dommet) and Lionel "Judge" Thould's "dinky" store at Highland Park Interurban station on the Central Park Interurban line.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-006
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Grace (nee Dommet) and Lionel "Judge" Thould's "dinky" store at Highland Park Interurban station on the Central Park Interurban line.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Buller Avenue
Burnaby - Beresford Street
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Highland Park station
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-367
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Connaught Hill station on the Central Park Interurban right-of-way at 10th Avenue. To the right, a spur line to the gravel pit used as ballast on tract beds near the Stride garbage dump. The Skytrain maintenance centre was later located there.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-367
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Connaught Hill station on the Central Park Interurban right-of-way at 10th Avenue. To the right, a spur line to the gravel pit used as ballast on tract beds near the Stride garbage dump. The Skytrain maintenance centre was later located there.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 10th Avenue
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Connaught Hill station
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
Images
Less detail

Fraser Arms Interurban station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35510
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-368
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Fraser Arm Interurban station at Gilley Avenue. Lyle Le Grove became a British Columbia Electric Railway buff because his father worked at the British Columbia Electric Railway New Westminster maintenance depot for many years.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-368
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Fraser Arm Interurban station at Gilley Avenue. Lyle Le Grove became a British Columbia Electric Railway buff because his father worked at the British Columbia Electric Railway New Westminster maintenance depot for many years.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Gilley Avenue
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Fraser Arms station
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Hill Area
Images
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Central Park Interurban trams

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35512
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-370
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Central Park Interurban trams at Royal Oak Station. Jimmy Strachan, the motorman, is not visible.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-370
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Central Park Interurban trams at Royal Oak Station. Jimmy Strachan, the motorman, is not visible.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Royal Oak station
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
Images
Less detail

Burnaby Lake Interurban tram

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35514
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-372
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Burnaby Lake Interurban tram interior.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-372
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Burnaby Lake Interurban tram interior.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.4 x 12.7 cm print
Item No.
204-374
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Duke of Connaught's Interurban tram, called that because the Duke used it on visit to British Columbia as Governor General of Canada. It was used on the Central Park Interurban line and on the Chilliwack run.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-374
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.4 x 12.7 cm print
Material Details
Photograph has been cropped
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Duke of Connaught's Interurban tram, called that because the Duke used it on visit to British Columbia as Governor General of Canada. It was used on the Central Park Interurban line and on the Chilliwack run.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-620
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) line Tram no. 1309.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-620
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) line Tram no. 1309.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
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Crowd at Edmonds and Kingsway

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35939
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8.9 x 14.0 cm
Item No.
204-799
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of a crowd gathered near a tram car at Edmonds and Kingsway during Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught's visit to Burnaby. A Union Jack is hanging from one of the windows of the triangular Edmonds Block, which is visible in the background. The Duke of Connaught was Governor G…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-799
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8.9 x 14.0 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of a crowd gathered near a tram car at Edmonds and Kingsway during Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught's visit to Burnaby. A Union Jack is hanging from one of the windows of the triangular Edmonds Block, which is visible in the background. The Duke of Connaught was Governor General of Canada at this time.
Subjects
Persons - Crowds
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Events - Royal Visits
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Events - Visits of State
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Richmond Park Area
Images
Less detail

Boundary Road and Park Avenue station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36670
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.1 x 14.9 cm print
Item No.
315-025
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Boundary Road, Park Avenue Interurban station, and the surrounding area, looking north from Kingsway. The Coburn house, built in 1906, is at the top of the hill on the right, current address 5170 Boundary Road.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-025
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.1 x 14.9 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Boundary Road, Park Avenue Interurban station, and the surrounding area, looking north from Kingsway. The Coburn house, built in 1906, is at the top of the hill on the right, current address 5170 Boundary Road.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Geographic Features - Roads
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Annotation at bottom of photograph reads; "Boundary Rd and Park Ave Station"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Boundary Road
Burnaby - Kingsway
British Columbia - Vancouver
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Park Avenue station
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Garden Village Area
Images
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Burnaby Lake Interurban

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37174
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[before 1954]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm print
Item No.
328-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Burnaby Lake Interurban in the snow. The house in the background is 2231 Fareham Street, a short street that ran behind Elwell and the tram tracks about midway between the Cumberland Road and Hill Street Stations. This rail line route is now the route of Highway 1 through Burnaby.…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[before 1954]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
328-001
Accession Number
BHS996-14
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Burnaby Lake Interurban in the snow. The house in the background is 2231 Fareham Street, a short street that ran behind Elwell and the tram tracks about midway between the Cumberland Road and Hill Street Stations. This rail line route is now the route of Highway 1 through Burnaby. The uppermost window in the house was the donor's bedroom.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Fareham Street
British Columbia - Highway 1
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cariboo-Armstrong Area
Images
Less detail

Central Park interurban interior

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37221
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1910
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 10.5 cm print
Item No.
338-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a Central Park interurban while it is in service.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1910
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
338-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 10.5 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the interior of a Central Park interurban while it is in service.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
British Columbia - New Westminster
British Columbia - Vancouver
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied [1997]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm print
Item No.
350-015
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the area near the Edmonds and Kingsway intersection. A British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram is visible in the centre and the station can be seen to the left.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied [1997]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
350-015
Accession Number
BHS997-9
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the area near the Edmonds and Kingsway intersection. A British Columbia Electric Railway Company tram is visible in the centre and the station can be seen to the left.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Roads
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Buildings - Commercial
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph.
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Sixth Interurban line - Edmonds station
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Richmond Park Area
Images
Less detail

Large crowd at Edmonds and Kingsway

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37327
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied [1997]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm print
Item No.
350-021
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a large crowd gathered near Edmonds and Kingsway to welcome the Duke of Connaught during his visit to Burnaby. Two interurban cars can be seen in the background. The Duke of Connaught was Governor General of Canada at this time.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912 (date of original), copied [1997]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
350-021
Accession Number
BHS997-9
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a large crowd gathered near Edmonds and Kingsway to welcome the Duke of Connaught during his visit to Burnaby. Two interurban cars can be seen in the background. The Duke of Connaught was Governor General of Canada at this time.
Subjects
Persons - Crowds
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Events - Royal Visits
Events - Visits of State
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
Images
Less detail

First Burnaby Lake tram through Burnaby Deer Lake station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38851
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1911]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.7 x 8 cm
Item No.
477-170
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the first Interurban tram going though the Deer Lake station in the Burnaby Lake area.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1911]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-170
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.7 x 8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the first Interurban tram going though the Deer Lake station in the Burnaby Lake area.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Public Transit
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake Interurban line
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Images
Less detail

Welcome arch for the Duke of Connaught

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto716
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1912 (date of original), copied 1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w print
Scope and Content
Photograph of the welcome arch erected at Edmonds and Kingsway to welcome Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught during his visit to Burnaby. People are milling around the arch, dressed in their finery. The Connaught tram car that Prince Arthur arrived in is parked on the right. Prince Arthur was Governo…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w print
Scope and Content
Photograph of the welcome arch erected at Edmonds and Kingsway to welcome Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught during his visit to Burnaby. People are milling around the arch, dressed in their finery. The Connaught tram car that Prince Arthur arrived in is parked on the right. Prince Arthur was Governor General of Canada at this time.
Subjects
Persons - Crowds
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Events - Royal Visits
Events - Visits of State
Structures - Arches
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - Kingsway
Accession Code
HV976.42.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
1912 (date of original), copied 1976
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
Richmond Park Area
Related Material
To see photographs from the visit of the Duke of Connaught in 1912, see HV976.152.2 - .5
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
17-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
unknown
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Crowd at Edmonds and Kingsway

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto717
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1912 (date of original), copied 1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w print
Scope and Content
Photograph of a crowd gathered near a tram car at Edmonds and Kingsway during Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught's visit to Burnaby. A Union Jack is hanging from one of the windows of the triangular Edmonds Block, which is visible in the background. The Duke of Connaught was Governor General of C…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w print
Scope and Content
Photograph of a crowd gathered near a tram car at Edmonds and Kingsway during Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught's visit to Burnaby. A Union Jack is hanging from one of the windows of the triangular Edmonds Block, which is visible in the background. The Duke of Connaught was Governor General of Canada at this time.
Subjects
Persons - Crowds
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Events - Royal Visits
Events - Visits of State
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - Kingsway
Accession Code
HV976.42.2
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
1912 (date of original), copied 1976
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Richmond Park Area
Related Material
To see photographs from the visit of the Duke of Connaught in 1912, see HV976.152.2 - .5 For another copy of the same image that is cropped differently, see HV977.99.32 The photograph HV977.99.32, from a different source, is also a copy print.
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
17-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
unknown
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Copy print is of an original photographic postcard
Images
Less detail

Highland Park station dinky store

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35770
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1935
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-628
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the "dinky" store (so-called because of its small size) at Highland Park Interurban station at Buller Avenue. In front: Margaret Thould. Lionel Thould, who opened this store, later opened a similar store at Fraser Arm Interurban station and gave up the Highland Park store when buses…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1935
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-628
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the "dinky" store (so-called because of its small size) at Highland Park Interurban station at Buller Avenue. In front: Margaret Thould. Lionel Thould, who opened this store, later opened a similar store at Fraser Arm Interurban station and gave up the Highland Park store when buses replaced first street cars, then Interurban trams.
Subjects
Occupations - Clerks
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Documentary Artifacts - Newspapers
Names
Thould, Margaret
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Buller Avenue
Burnaby - Central Park Interurban line - Highland Park station
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1913 or 1914]
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
487-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hastings Streetcar taken at the terminus of the Hastings Streetcar line at Ellesmere Avenue in North Burnaby. Two men in uniform and a boy dressed in a suit and hat are at the head of the car, looking towards the camera. A horse-drawn cart full of cordwood is visible in the backgr…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1913 or 1914]
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-001
Accession Number
2008-18
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Material Details
Emulsion measures 11 x 15 cm on the glass; entire glass plate measures 12 x 16 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hastings Streetcar taken at the terminus of the Hastings Streetcar line at Ellesmere Avenue in North Burnaby. Two men in uniform and a boy dressed in a suit and hat are at the head of the car, looking towards the camera. A horse-drawn cart full of cordwood is visible in the background moving along the planked wooden road parallel to the street car.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Public Transit
Occupations - Railroad Conductors
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Burnaby - Ellesmere Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1913 or 1914]
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
487-002
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hastings Streetcar taken at the terminus of the Hastings Streetcar line at Ellesmere Avenue in North Burnaby. Two men in uniform are at the doorway of the car, while other men are at the platform, wearing three-piece suits and hats; one of these men is standing on the protective s…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1913 or 1914]
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-002
Accession Number
2008-18
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Material Details
Emulsion measures 11 x 15.5 cm on the glass; entire glass plate measures 12 x 16 cm
Light leaks present on negative
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hastings Streetcar taken at the terminus of the Hastings Streetcar line at Ellesmere Avenue in North Burnaby. Two men in uniform are at the doorway of the car, while other men are at the platform, wearing three-piece suits and hats; one of these men is standing on the protective shield in front of the streetcar. A boy in long boots is standing on the far left, and a young woman is at center, with her hands clenched together in front of her waist.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Public Transit
Occupations - Railroad Conductors
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Burnaby - Ellesmere Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1913 or 1914]
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
487-007
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hastings Streetcar taken at the terminus of the Hastings Streetcar line at Ellesmere Avenue in North Burnaby. Two men in uniform are at the doorway of the car, while other men are at the platform, wearing three-piece suits and hats; one of these men is standing on the protective s…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1913 or 1914]
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-007
Accession Number
2008-18
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Material Details
Emulsion measures 11 x 15.5 cm on the glass; entire glass plate measures 12 x 16 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hastings Streetcar taken at the terminus of the Hastings Streetcar line at Ellesmere Avenue in North Burnaby. Two men in uniform are at the doorway of the car, while other men are at the platform, wearing three-piece suits and hats; one of these men is standing on the protective shield in front of the streetcar. A boy in long boots is standing on the far left, beside a young woman with her hands clenched together in front of her waist.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Public Transit
Occupations - Railroad Conductors
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Burnaby - Ellesmere Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
487-010
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of labourers at a British Columbia Electric Railway Company streetcar work camp standing in a long single file row in front of three large tents at Hastings Street. This photograph was taken during construction of the Hastings Streetcar line extension.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-010
Accession Number
2008-18
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Material Details
Emulsion measures 11 x 15.5 cm on the glass; entire glass plate measures 12 x 16 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of labourers at a British Columbia Electric Railway Company streetcar work camp standing in a long single file row in front of three large tents at Hastings Street. This photograph was taken during construction of the Hastings Streetcar line extension.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Construction - Railroad Construction
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Structures - Tents
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
487-011
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of labourers at the British Columbia Electric Railway Company streetcar work camp standing and sitting in three rows in front of a large tent at Hastings Street. The man on the far right, sitting upright, is holding a cocker spaniel at his knee. This photograph was taken during construct…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-011
Accession Number
2008-18
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Material Details
Emulsion measures 11 x 15.5 cm on the glass; entire glass plate measures 12 x 16 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of labourers at the British Columbia Electric Railway Company streetcar work camp standing and sitting in three rows in front of a large tent at Hastings Street. The man on the far right, sitting upright, is holding a cocker spaniel at his knee. This photograph was taken during construction of the Hastings Streetcar line extension.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Construction - Railroad Construction
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Structures - Tents
Animals - Dogs
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
487-012
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of labourers at the British Columbia Electric Railway Company streetcar work camp standing and sitting in three rows in front of a large tent at Hastings Street. The man on the far right, sitting upright, is holding a cocker spaniel at his knee. This photograph was taken during construc…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-012
Accession Number
2008-18
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Material Details
Emulsion measures 11 x 15.5 cm on the glass; entire glass plate measures 12 x 16 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of labourers at the British Columbia Electric Railway Company streetcar work camp standing and sitting in three rows in front of a large tent at Hastings Street. The man on the far right, sitting upright, is holding a cocker spaniel at his knee. This photograph was taken during construction of the Hastings Streetcar line extension.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Construction - Railroad Construction
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Structures - Tents
Animals - Dogs
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Images
Less detail

Construction of the Hastings Streetcar line extension

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto57733
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
487-031
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company labourers constructing the Hastings Streetcar line extension along Hastings Street at Holdom. The Dunsford House, home of the Holdom family is visible on the left along with a wooden plank roadway and sidewalk, with the Holdom family standing …
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-031
Accession Number
2008-18
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Material Details
Emulsion measures 11 x 15.5 cm on the glass; entire glass plate measures 12 x 16 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company labourers constructing the Hastings Streetcar line extension along Hastings Street at Holdom. The Dunsford House, home of the Holdom family is visible on the left along with a wooden plank roadway and sidewalk, with the Holdom family standing on their front porch. Walter Holdom built Tea Rooms (partially visible on the far left) on his property to entertain prospective real estate buyers. This photograph was taken looking east towards Burnaby Mountain.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Transportation - Rail
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Geographic Features - Roads
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5206 Hastings Street
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Burnaby - Howard Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
Less detail

New Westminster District - Subdivision Plans of : (1A) Portion Lot 87 (2A) Portions of Lot 136, 131 and Lots 44 and 78 (3A)Survey of a Portion of Lot 95 (4A) Subdivision plan of Lot 396 - Port Moody (1B) Plan of District Lot 92 (2B) Portion of Lot 29 (3B) Plan of Lot 84 - Hydes, Claim (4B) Plan of Lots 2, 4, 6, 8, 15, 10, 56, 148, 57, 58, 40 (5B) Plan of Lot 85

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumcartographicmaterial6995
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1862-1908]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Map collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
9 plans : 6 plans : black ink on paper ; 57 x 36.5 cm or smaller + 1 plan : black ink and grahite on paper ; 46.5 x 49 cm + 1 plan : blueprint on paper ; 15.5 x 19.5 cm + cm + 1 plan : graphite on paper ; 25 x 17 cm ; mounted on both sides of board 76 x 102 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of a large board of four New Westminster District subdivision plans mounted on one side and five New Westminster District subdivision plans mounted on the other side. Side A: 1. "Plan / of Subdivision / of a Portion / of / Lot 87 / Group One / New Westminster District / Scale 4 chs…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Map collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
9 plans : 6 plans : black ink on paper ; 57 x 36.5 cm or smaller + 1 plan : black ink and grahite on paper ; 46.5 x 49 cm + 1 plan : blueprint on paper ; 15.5 x 19.5 cm + cm + 1 plan : graphite on paper ; 25 x 17 cm ; mounted on both sides of board 76 x 102 cm
Material Details
Scales [between 1:792 and 1:3600]
Scope and Content
Item consists of a large board of four New Westminster District subdivision plans mounted on one side and five New Westminster District subdivision plans mounted on the other side. Side A: 1. "Plan / of Subdivision / of a Portion / of / Lot 87 / Group One / New Westminster District / Scale 4 chs = 1 in". Plan is stamped: "Albert J. Hill, Civil Engineer / and / Provincial Land Surveyor, / New Westminster, / B.C." and intialed by: "RB" [sic] (in blue pencil crayon). Names two of the subdivisons of District Lot 87 are identified as, "L.E. Sprott" and "John Ledger". 2. "Plan of Subdivision / of / Portions of / Lot 136, 131 and Lots 44 and 78 Gr.1 / New Westminster District / Scale 300 ft = 1 inch". Annotation above title reads: "No. 901 / Deposited in Land Registry Office / New Westminster / Aug. 19th 1905 / Charles S. Keith D. Reg." Annotations and signatures at bottom of plan read: "I, William Nelson Draper, / W.H.R. Collister / Charles E. Perkins / E.B. Morgan / make / Surveys / correct / representation / upon / the / Land Registry Act / (sgd) W.N. Draper, P.L.S.". Plan includes a handwritten title: "Lots 136, 131, 44 & 78" and is initialed: "RB" [sic] (in blue pencil crayon) 3. "Survey / of / a Portion / of / Lot 95, Gr.1 / Scale 1 ch = 1in." Plan is stamped: "Albert J. Hill, Civil Engineer / and / Provincial Land Surveyor, / New Westminster, / B.C." and is initialed : "RB" [sic] (in blue pencil crayon) 4. Blueprint plan of "Lot 396. Group One." with Scale : 3 chs = 1 in. A two acre portion of District Lot 396 is filled in with red ink." Plan is signed by "Albert J. Hill / B.C.L.S." (This plan is part of Port Moody) Side B: 1. Plan titled "District Lot 92 / Burnaby / Municipality / for sale by / Mahon / McFarland & / Mahon Ltd. / Vancouver, B.C. / Scale : 4 chains to one inch". District Lot 92 is subdivided into 161 lots and identifies roads: Norwich Road, Pole Line Road, Oakland Road, Stanley Road, Burford Road, Dalhousie Road, Brantford Road, Colborne Road, Roberts Road, Vancouver & Westminster Road, B.C. Electric Railway, Gilley Stn. and Burnaby (Power House). The bottom of the plan reads: "G.S. Dawson, P.LS. Vancouver, B.C." 2. "Plan / of Subdivision / of a Portion / of / Lot 29 / Group 1 / New Westminster District / Scale 2 chs = 1 in". Plan is stamped: "Albert J. Hill, Civil Engineer / and / Provincial Land Surveyor, / New Westminster, / B.C." and is initialed by: "RB" [sic] (in blue pencil crayon) 3. Small handrawn plan (no title) identifying "Lot 84 / Hydes, Claim" at the centre surrounded by lots and features identified as: "Lot 85", "Lot 93", "Lot 94", "Lot 32", "Lot 82", "Lot 83", "Lot 79", "swamp" and a "Small Lake" (Burnaby Lake). Identifying marks in the right corner of the plan read: "Page 13 / Surveyed by G. Turner / May 62". Plan also includes surveyor's bearing measurements and trails to "Small Lake" (Burnaby Lake). 4. Untitled plan showing District Lots west of North Road and north of Burnaby Lake including: Lots 2, 4, 6, 8, 15, 10, 56, 148, 57, 58, 40. and Lots 3, 5, 7 east of North Road (Coquitlam). Lots in Burnaby are identifed for timber including: "Heavily Timbered" (Lot 57), " "Some Fir and Cedar" (Lot 40), "Splendid Fir and Cedar" (Lot 143), "Heavy Fir etc" (Lots 143 and 148), " "Fine Cedar" (Lot 15), "Rough Light Timber" (Lot 56). Other features identified at the lower portion of the plan include "Burnaby Lake" and "Brunette River". 5. Untitled plan drawn in graphite showing sections of District Lot 85 south of Burnaby Lake and north of Hazsard Road. Plan is signed: "Albert J. Hill / B.C.L.S." and dated "12/26/08". Plan is initialed by: "RB" [sic] (in blue pencil crayon)
Publisher
Mahon, McFarland & Mahon Ltd
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Maps
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Hill, Albert J.
Draper, W.N.
Responsibility
Albert J. Hill M.A. Civil Engineer and Provincial Land Surveyor
W.N. Draper, P.L.S.
G. Turner, P.L.S.
G.S. Dawson, P.L.S.
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake
Burnaby - Pole Line Road
Burnaby - North Road
Burnaby - Brunette River
British Columbia - Port Moody
Accession Code
HV977.93.26
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
[1862-1908]
Media Type
Cartographic Material
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Burquitlam (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Scan Resolution
300
Scale
72
Notes
Title based on content of plans
Digital image link published on Heritage Burnaby shows "Side A"
Scale is measured in chains and feet. (One chain equals 792 inches)
The term "Lot" can also refer to a "District Lot”
Some plans are stamped: "Albert J. Hill, Civil Engineer / and / Provincial Land Surveyor, / New Westminster, / B.C." and intialed: "RB" [sic]
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1930 and 1950]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 10.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban tram no.1007 with "CENTRAL PARK" written on the front board sign and a uniformed conductor at the wheel. The Central Park Interurban rail line connected the Central Park neighbourhood to Vancouver.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 10.5 cm
Material Details
Photograph has scalloped edges
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Electric Railway Company interurban tram no.1007 with "CENTRAL PARK" written on the front board sign and a uniformed conductor at the wheel. The Central Park Interurban rail line connected the Central Park neighbourhood to Vancouver.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Accession Code
BV002.20.1
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[between 1930 and 1950]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
09-Jun-09
Scale
100
Photographer
William A. Steventon
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Stamped on verso of photograph reads: "RAILROAD ["BCE" written in pencil]/ CAR NUMBER ["1007" written in pencil]/ LOCATION / [note on restriction on reproduction]/ WILLIAM A. STEVENTON, Hawkins, Wisconsin"
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B.C. Electric Railway Co. Observation Car

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
July 22, 1934
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.5 x 23.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway Company Observation car, full of people and conducted by "Teddy" Lyons. The car number is 124, and a sign on the rear end of the car reads, "See Vancouver / Two Hour / Trip / Fare 35c." The photograph was probably taken prior to 4:00 pm, as there are signs hang…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.5 x 23.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a BC Electric Railway Company Observation car, full of people and conducted by "Teddy" Lyons. The car number is 124, and a sign on the rear end of the car reads, "See Vancouver / Two Hour / Trip / Fare 35c." The photograph was probably taken prior to 4:00 pm, as there are signs hanging on the car by the conductor that read, "Extra Trip / 7:00 PM" and "Next Trip / 4:00 PM." There are restaurants and various stores which line the street by the tracks in the background. The caption printed on the front bottom of the photo reads, "B.C. Electric Rly. Co. Observation Car, Vancouver. / "Teddy" Lyons, Conductor. Harry Bullen Photo. 2608 Gran. Bayview 8869." Stamped on the back of the photo is "Vancouver, B.C. Jul 22 1934."
Subjects
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Occupations - Railroad Conductors
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Industries - Tourism
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Bullen, Harry
Lyons, Teddy
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
HV972.142.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
July 22, 1934
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
For another photograph of BCER car # 124, but from a different year, see photograph HV973.26.143 For another photograph of BCER observation car by Harry Bullen, see HV975.88.1
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
Harry Bullen
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
In "History of Metropolitan Vancouver" at http://www.vancouverhistory.ca/chronology6.htm, it notes that Harry Bullen sold long narrow souvenir photographs of the passengers taken in the car
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Waplington children at Sapperton Interurban station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35761
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1917 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-619
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of (left to right) John Waplington (brother), Grace Waplington (sister) and Frances Louise Waplington (sister) at Sapperton Interurban station on the Burnaby Lake line. Some central Burnaby residents attended St. Mary's Anglican church in Sapperton.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1917 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-619
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of (left to right) John Waplington (brother), Grace Waplington (sister) and Frances Louise Waplington (sister) at Sapperton Interurban station on the Burnaby Lake line. Some central Burnaby residents attended St. Mary's Anglican church in Sapperton.
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Buildings - Commercial - Train Stations
Names
Fleming, Frances Waplington
Waplington, John
Waplington, Louise
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake Interurban line - Sapperton station
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Opening of Hastings Street Tramline Extension

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto57698
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
December 23, 1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
487-003
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the opening of the Hastings Street Tramline Extension, Capitol Hill. The man seen standing in the front row, near the centre of the photograph (with the light-coloured coat) and in front of the mounted police officer, has been identified as Joe Toffaletto (he headed up the BCER constr…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
December 23, 1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-003
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Material Details
Emulsion measures 11 x 15.5 cm on the glass; entire glass plate measures 12 x 16 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the opening of the Hastings Street Tramline Extension, Capitol Hill. The man seen standing in the front row, near the centre of the photograph (with the light-coloured coat) and in front of the mounted police officer, has been identified as Joe Toffaletto (he headed up the BCER construction team which built this line and who was also known as the anchor for the BCER tug-of-war team). Reeve McGregor is standing near the door to the tram, holding a pipe in one hand and a cane in the other (he is also the only man wearing a bow-tie) and Eber Stride is standing directly in front of the tram, wearing a three-piece suit with a white shirt and bowler hat. British Columbia Electric Railroad official R.H. Sperling and BCER general executive agent Fred R. Glover (his topcoat is open) are standing second from right and third from right respectively. The remainder of the men are unidentified although Councillors Coldicutt, MacDonald, Mayne and MacPherson, with municipal engineer MacPherson, British Columbia Electric Railroad chief engineer G.R.G. Conway and traffic agent for the city J.B. Rainey, solicitor A.E. Beck, chief inspector W. Whitenick, traffic superintendent James Hilton and Burnaby resident W.J. Holdom, Motorman C.C. Cameron and Conductor A. Sherman are said to be pictured.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Events - Openings
Officials - Alderman and Councillors
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Toffaletto, Joe
McGregor, Duncan C. (1853-1929)
Stride, Eber
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
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Opening of Hastings Street Tramline Extension

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto3182
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
December 23, 1913
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Photograph of the opening of the Hastings Street Tramline Extension, Capitol Hill. The man in the centre of the photograph (with the light-coloured coat) and in front of the mounted police officer, has been identified as Joe Toffaletto (he headed up the BCER construction team which built this line …
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Material Details
printed on the photograph, recto, u.l. "Reeve MacGregor + Councillors of Burnaby/ with Officials of the B.C.E.R. at the/ Opening of Burnaby's New Tram Extension/ on Hastings St. East. Dec 23. 1913./ Photograph by J. Phillips/ Capitol Hill P.O."
Scope and Content
Photograph of the opening of the Hastings Street Tramline Extension, Capitol Hill. The man in the centre of the photograph (with the light-coloured coat) and in front of the mounted police officer, has been identified as Joe Toffaletto (he headed up the BCER construction team which built this line and who was also known as the anchor for the BCER tug-of-war team). Reeve McGregor is standing near the door to the tram, holding a pipe in one hand and a cane in the other (he is also the only man wearing a bow-tie) and Eber Stride is standing directly in front of the tram, wearing a three-piece suit with a white shirt and bowler hat. British Columbia Electric Railroad official R.H. Sperling and BCER general executive agent Fred R. Glover (his topcoat is open) are standing second from right and third from right respectively. The remainder of the men are unidentified although Councillors Coldicutt, MacDonald, Mayne and Macphearson, with municipal engineer MacPherson, British Columbia Electric Railroad chief engineer G.R.G. Conway and traffic agent for the city J.B. Rainey, solicitor A.E. Beck, chief inspector W. Whitenick, traffic superintendent James Hilton and Burnaby resident W.J. Holdom, Motorman C.C. Cameron and Conductor A. Sherman are said to be pictured.
Subjects
Events - Openings
Officials - Alderman and Councillors
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Toffaletto, Joe
McGregor, Duncan C. (1853-1929)
Stride, Eber
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Accession Code
BV985.5398.1
Date
December 23, 1913
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
06-Dec-2018
Scale
96
Photographer
J.W. Phillips
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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Loading Strawberries, BCERy, Douglas Road, Burnaby BC

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto66211
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1894
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm on cardboard 22 x 27.5 cm
Item No.
477-938
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of farmers loading their crates onto a railway car. Identified (left to right), Bernard R. Hill, Louis Claude Hill, Charles Sprott, George E. Clayton, and Edgar Sprott, who are loading up their strawberries on a street car. The farmers are lined up in a row, each sitting in t…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1894
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-938
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm on cardboard 22 x 27.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of farmers loading their crates onto a railway car. Identified (left to right), Bernard R. Hill, Louis Claude Hill, Charles Sprott, George E. Clayton, and Edgar Sprott, who are loading up their strawberries on a street car. The farmers are lined up in a row, each sitting in their own horse and cart as they bring their strawberries to the station.
Subjects
Agriculture - Fruit and Berries
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Transportation - Horses
Transportation - Carts
Occupations - Farmers
Transportation - Wagons
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Hill, Louis Claude "Claude"
Hill, Bernard R
Sprott, Charles
Clayton, George Evert
Sprott, Edgar
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Caption on recto of photograph reads: "Loading Strawberries, B.C.E.Ry., Douglas Rd., Burnaby, B.C."
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Douglas Road
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
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Burnaby Municipality - Railway Franchises and Extensions

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1908-1910 (date of originals)
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 file of textual records (photocopies)
Item No.
42660
Storage Location
68-1-3-3
Scope and Content
File consists of photocopied pages from a ledger describing telephone calls and decisions made regarding British Columbia Electric Railway "Franchises and Extensions" within the Municipality of Burnaby.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1908-1910 (date of originals)
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Physical Description
1 file of textual records (photocopies)
Description Level
File
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Ephemera Collection
Item No.
42660
Storage Location
68-1-3-3
Accession Number
BHS2001-01
Scope and Content
File consists of photocopied pages from a ledger describing telephone calls and decisions made regarding British Columbia Electric Railway "Franchises and Extensions" within the Municipality of Burnaby.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Transcribed title
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Cook for the electric railway workers

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35838
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1914 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-697
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the cook, his wife, and Bill Hall (a childhood friend of Fred Holmes), who fed the crew installing British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) power poles for the streetcar extension from Boundary Road to Ellesmere Avenue in 1914.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1914 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-697
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the cook, his wife, and Bill Hall (a childhood friend of Fred Holmes), who fed the crew installing British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) power poles for the streetcar extension from Boundary Road to Ellesmere Avenue in 1914.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Subjects
Occupations - Cooks
Names
Hall, Bill
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
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Early History of the British Columbia Electric Power System

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 20, 1936 (date of original)
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 programme (photocopied)
Item No.
42579
Storage Location
68-1-2-4
Scope and Content
Item is a photocopy of a booklet entitled "Early History of The British Columbia Electric Power System in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia" an address given by A. Vilstrup, Chief Electrical Engineer, British Columbia Electric Railway Co. Ltd, before the Vancouver Section of the American Insti…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 20, 1936 (date of original)
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Physical Description
1 programme (photocopied)
Description Level
Item
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Ephemera Collection
Item No.
42579
Storage Location
68-1-2-4
Accession Number
BHS996-23
Scope and Content
Item is a photocopy of a booklet entitled "Early History of The British Columbia Electric Power System in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia" an address given by A. Vilstrup, Chief Electrical Engineer, British Columbia Electric Railway Co. Ltd, before the Vancouver Section of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Continuation of title: "...in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia"
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1923-1953
Collection/Fonds
Alvin Burtch fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
2 files of textual records and 1 photograph
Storage Location
MSS067
BHS493
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of a file of records pertaining to the purchase of the lot and the building of Alvin Burtch's house in Burnaby, as well as a newspaper clipping and a photograph of Burtch in his BCER uniform.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1923-1953
Collection/Fonds
Alvin Burtch fonds
Physical Description
2 files of textual records and 1 photograph
Description Level
Fonds
Storage Location
MSS067
BHS493
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of a file of records pertaining to the purchase of the lot and the building of Alvin Burtch's house in Burnaby, as well as a newspaper clipping and a photograph of Burtch in his BCER uniform.
History/Biography
Alvin Burtch was a British Columbia Electric Railway Conductor who drove for the BCER for thirty-eight years, most notably, thirty of those years were on the Burnaby Lake Line. He was the driver for the line's final run in 1953 (in his thirty-seventh year of service). His daughter Hazel Cunningham grew up in Burnaby and married "Friends of the Carousel" member Harry Sumner.
Media Type
Photograph
Textual Record
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Boundary Road and Hastings Street vicinity

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35447
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1915 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-305
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph taken in Vancouver on Hastings Street looking east toward Burnaby and Boundary Road. The Hastings Street British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) cars can be seen labouring up the hill.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1915 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-305
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph taken in Vancouver on Hastings Street looking east toward Burnaby and Boundary Road. The Hastings Street British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) cars can be seen labouring up the hill.
Photographer
Eaton, Dr. Carl
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial
Geographic Features - Roads
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Boundary Road
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Willingdon Heights Area
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Esmond and Hastings Vicinity

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35448
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1915] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-306
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Arthur Wall Block (right), 3722 Hastings Street, at the corner of Hastings Street and Boundary Road, and the Matheson Block (left), 3730 Hastings Street. The British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) Hastings car can be seen.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1915] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-306
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Arthur Wall Block (right), 3722 Hastings Street, at the corner of Hastings Street and Boundary Road, and the Matheson Block (left), 3730 Hastings Street. The British Columbia Electric Railway (BCER) Hastings car can be seen.
Photographer
Eaton, Dr. Carl
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Buildings - Residences - Apartments
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Burnaby - 3722 Hastings Street
Burnaby - 3730 Hastings Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Willingdon Heights Area
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1900]-1982
Collection/Fonds
Bancroft family collection
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
4 boxes of textual records, 7 photographs and 1 map
Storage Location
MSS030
BHS490
BHS507
MSS110
Scope and Content
Collection consists of publications, correspondence and other miscellaneous papers relating to the Bancroft family's interests and work history; topics include gardening, raising poultry, the liberal government and the Royal Canadian Air Force. Also included are photographs of the Bancroft family (…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1900]-1982
Collection/Fonds
Bancroft family collection
Physical Description
4 boxes of textual records, 7 photographs and 1 map
Description Level
Fonds
Storage Location
MSS030
BHS490
BHS507
MSS110
Scope and Content
Collection consists of publications, correspondence and other miscellaneous papers relating to the Bancroft family's interests and work history; topics include gardening, raising poultry, the liberal government and the Royal Canadian Air Force. Also included are photographs of the Bancroft family (and friends) as well as ephemera pertaining to agricultural farming and the air force.
History/Biography
Ann Eliza (Annie) was born in August of 1861. After marrying R. Croucher, Ann moved her family to British Columbia in 1907. Their daughter Rose Croucher was born in January of 1895 and studied geometrical drawing using Blair’s Canadian Drawing Series workbooks. On on February 21, 1914, Rose Croucher and James Oakes Bancroft married in Vancouver. Together they had three children; James A. in 1916 or 1917, Rosie, then George E. in August of 1927. The Bancroft family were poultry farmers throughout the early 1900s, transporting their farmed eggs from Burnaby to the Hudson’s Bay Company Vancouver using the British Columbia Electric Railway system. Rose Bancroft also served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Central Park Poultry Co-op Association in the 1920s until her husband's death in 1930 at the age of 42. In the late thirties and early forties, while James A. Bancroft was stationed in Calgary with the Royal Canadian Air Force, his younger siblings lived together with their mother and grandmother at 1963 21st Avenue in Burnaby. Young Rosie Bancroft studied French and England’s history in Social Studies in 1937 and her brother George studied the seasons in General Science II in 1942. Grandmother Ann died in 1962 at the age of 99. Her daughter Rose died three years later at the age of 76.
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